Eight people die in helicopter crash in Romania

A helicopter carrying 10 people crashed in the central Romanian county of Sibiu on Friday, killing eight, the country`s emergency response agency said.

US offers rewards for Romanian pair in online scam

US officials on Tuesday added suspected online fraudster Nicolae Popescu to its most-wanted list of cyber criminals and put a price on his head.

Second Romanian FM resigns over diaspora poll problems

Romania`s Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu resigned on Tuesday, the second to quit over problems with voting abroad during the eastern European nation`s presidential election.

Romania`s anti-graft mayor wins shock presidential victory

 An ethnic German mayor of a medieval Transylvanian city pulled off a shock victory in Romania`s presidential elections, defeating the premier after vowing to stamp out corruption in the graft-riddled country, early results showed on Monday.

Romanian PM concedes surprise defeat in presidential vote

Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta on Sunday conceded defeat in a presidential runoff he had been widely expected to win, after early exit polls showed he was neck-and-neck with his conservative opponent Klaus Iohannis.

Romania PM and rival neck-and-neck in presidential runoff: Exit polls

 Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta and his conservative opponent Klaus Iohannis were neck-and-neck in a presidential runoff vote, exit polls showed Sunday.

Thousands of Romanians protest against Ponta ahead of vote

 Thousands of Romanians took to the streets Friday calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Victor Ponta, favourite to win a presidency runoff this weekend, after a scandal over Romanians prevented from voting abroad.

Romanian PM tipped to clinch presidential run-off

Romania`s Prime Minister Victor Ponta looks set to clinch the presidency on Sunday in a run-off election in the corruption-plagued ex-communist state, despite fears that he may reverse key reforms.

Thousands protest in Romania over presidential vote

Some 10,000 people protested in Romania on Saturday, accusing the government of limiting voting from citizens living abroad in last weekend`s presidential polls.

Romanian PM leading presidential election

 Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta led in the first round of the presidential elections, gaining between 38 percent to 41.5 percent of the votes.

Romania PM poised for election win despite justice fears

Prime Minister Victor Ponta looked set to win the first round of presidential elections in Romania on Sunday, despite fears he could reverse reforms aimed at tackling the rampant corruption that blights one of Europe`s poorest countries.

Romania turn to Anghel Iordanescu for third time
Romania turn to Anghel Iordanescu for third time

Romania have reappointed their most successful coach of all time, Anghel Iordanescu, for a third spell in charge, the football federation (FRF) said Monday.

Simona Halep beats Agnieszka Radwanska to reach WTA Finals title match
Simona Halep beats Agnieszka Radwanska to reach WTA Finals title match

Romania`s Simona Halep beat Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2, 6-2 to set up a WTA Finals title match against world number one Serena Williams in Singapore on Saturday.

'English Vinglish' to release in Romania
'English Vinglish' to release in Romania

Actress Sridevi starrer 'English Vinglish' is all set to hit theatres in Romania. The 51-year-old actress made her Bollywood comeback with the 2012 film, which was directed by Gauri Shinde.

English Vinglish to release in Romania on October 24
English Vinglish to release in Romania on October 24

Close on the heels of the stupendous success of Sridevi's comeback film 'English Vinglish' in Japan where the film garnered box office collections of a whopping $ 1.4 million plus, Eros International is all set to release the blockbuster in Romania this month on the 24th of October across 15 screens approx.

ISL: Adrian Mutu denies turning up 'visibly drunk' at Indian embassy seeking visa
ISL: Adrian Mutu denies turning up 'visibly drunk' at Indian embassy seeking visa

Former Chelsea striker Adrian Mutu has reportedly denied bizarre reports that he had been denied a visa after arriving to apply for it 'visibly drunk'.

Romanian PM denies president's spying allegations

Romania's Prime Minister Victor Ponta Tuesday said President Traian Basescu's allegations that he was an undercover spy are a "complete lie".

US takes over base in Romania for missile shield

The US Navy has taken control of a new missile defense base in southern Romania, one of two European land-based interceptor sites for a NATO missile shield that Russia strongly opposes.

'Non-traditional' Romanian bishop Nicolae Corneanu dies

A Romanian Orthodox bishop who was the first senior cleric to acknowledge collaborating with the feared Securitate communist secret police has died. He was 90.

Former communist prison chief goes on trial in Romania

The former chief of a notoriously brutal communist-era prison camp in Romania went on trial Wednesday for alleged crimes against humanity.